Chic To Chic

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Resources to help you get started:

  • The Apparel Strategist: Monthly newsletter that helps people run fashion-oriented businesses. $395 for 12 issues. To subscribe, write to P.O. Box 406 Fleetwood, PA 19522, call (610) 682-7495, or e-mail
  • California Apparel: Weekly publication that focuses on the California fashion industry. $58 for 52 issues. To subscribe, write to California Mart, 110 E. Ninth St., Ste. A-777, Los Angeles, CA 90079, call (213) 627-3737, or e-mail
  • Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising: Provides training and internships in the fashion industry. Campuses in Los Angeles, San Franciso, San Diego and Orange County, California. Call (800) 711-7175 or (213) 624-1202, or visit
  • Fashion Institute of Technology: This New York City college offers degrees in art, design, business and technology. Call (212) 217-7999 or visit
  • Fashion Net: Web site includes features, chat rooms, message boards, advice, links and job listings;
  • Women's Wear Daily: The weekly fashion industry bible. $135 for 52 issues. To subscribe, call (800) 289-0273 or visit

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This article was originally published in the December 1999 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Chic To Chic.

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